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Nourished Planet: Sustainability in the Global Food System

Mangos from India, pasta from Italy, coffee from Colombia: Every day, we are nourished by a global food system that relies on our planet remaining verdant and productive. But current practices are undermining both human and environmental health, resulting in the paradoxes of obesity paired with malnutrition, crops used for animal feed and biofuels while people go hungry, and more than thirty percent of food being wasted when it could feed the 795 million malnourished worldwide. In Nourished Planet, the Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition offers a global plan for feeding ourselves sustainably. Drawing on the diverse experiences of renowned international experts, the book offers a truly planetary perspective. Essays and interviews showcase Hans Herren, Vandana Shiva, Alexander Mueller, and Pavan Suhkdev, among many others. Together, these experts plot a map towards food for all, food for sustainable growth, food for health, and food for culture. With these ingredients, we can nourish our planet and ourselves.

On Food and Cooking: The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

Harold McGee's On Food and Cooking is a kitchen classic. Hailed by Time magazine as "a minor masterpiece" when it first appeared in 1984, On Food and Cooking is the bible to which food lovers and professional chefs worldwide turn for an understanding of where our foods come from, what exactly they're made of, and how cooking transforms them into something new and delicious. Now, for its twentieth anniversary, Harold McGee has prepared a new, fully revised and updated edition of On Food and Cooking. He has rewritten the text almost completely, expanded it by two-thirds, and commissioned more than 100 new illustrations. As compulsively readable and engaging as ever, the new On Food and Cooking provides countless eye-opening insights into food, its preparation, and its enjoyment. On Food and Cooking pioneered the translation of technical food science into cook-friendly kitchen science and helped give birth to the inventive culinary movement known as "molecular gastronomy." Though other books have now been written about kitchen science, On Food and Cooking remains unmatched in the accuracy, clarity, and thoroughness of its explanations, and the intriguing way in which it blends science with the historical evolution of foods and cooking techniques. On Food and Cooking is an invaluable and monumental compendium of basic information about ingredients, cooking methods, and the pleasures of eating. It will delight and fascinate anyone who has ever cooked, savored, or wondered about food.

Everyday Bento: 50 Cute and Yummy Lunches to Go

"[Everyday Bento] is packed with ideas for fun, delicious lunches."—AlphaMom.com Your kids will look forward to what's in their lunchbox every single day with the delightful collection of recipes in Everyday Bento! The bento food movement teaches us that foods can be attractive, nutritious, fun and delicious all at the same time. Kids love to try foods that bring a smile to their faces, and will often eat things they wouldn't otherwise try. For example, they'll love an adorable bear cub made from brown bread, peanut butter and jelly nestled on a bed of blueberries. Cut watermelon into hearts, and tuck them next to a ham sandwich shaped like ballet slippers for your budding ballerina. Create building bricks from healthy cheese, carrots and cucumbers—or a hot dog octopus, swimming across a sea of cucumber. Picky eaters or not, they'll try it! Wendy Thorpe Copley writes the popular bento blog Wendolonia, which takes the traditional Japanese concept of bento—a single meal packed at home in a reusable container—and Americanizes it. Using simple ingredients found in any grocery store, Wendy creates entertaining meals that are sure to delight even the most finicky eater. Some of the fun and easy bento creations here include: Princess Bento Rock and Roll Bento Snowman Bento Butterfly Bento Farm Yard Animals Bento Besides being great fun to look at, bento lunches are a healthy way to enjoy food while keeping portions in check. Freshly-prepared lunches packed in portable, reusable bento boxes are also kind to the environment and easy on the wallet—very important in today's economy. Everyday Bento teaches you a few simple techniques to make creative lunches, all in a reasonable time-frame for busy working parents. The 50 bento meals in this cookbook feature familiar foods with fun themes that will appeal to children and adults alike. Follow the easy step-by-step instructions to recreate each bento box, or mix and match different elements from the book to make your own unique creations. Make lunch fun again with Everyday Bento!

Root & Leaf: Big, bold-flavoured vegetarian food

Vegetables are not only hugely diverse, they are also incredibly versatile. In this exciting book they take centre stage as Rich Harris explores the many ways of using them, including pickling, smoking and fermenting, alongside the more traditional roasting and braising. As a chef and committed carnivore, Rich's use of vegetables focuses on flavor, bringing out the natural tastes of vegetables and playing with complementary textures and qualities. His creative and delicious recipes include Miso Glazed Pumpkin, Gnocchi with Caponata and Burrata Cream, as well as Celeriac Rice Pudding with Bramble Compote. Perfect served alone, as a side dish or part of a collection of vegetarian small plates, Rich's recipes show you how to celebrate vegetables in their delicious and varied glory.

The Real Cost of Cheap Food (Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment)

This thought-provoking but accessible book critically examines the dominant food regime on its own terms, by seriously asking whether we can afford cheap food and by exploring what exactly cheap food affords us. Detailing the numerous ways that our understanding of food has narrowed, such as its price per ounce, combination of nutrients, yield per acre, or calories, the book argues for a more contextual view of food when debating its affordability. The first edition, published in 2011, was widely praised for its innovative approach and readability. In this new edition the author brings all data and citations fully up to date. Increased coverage is given to many topics including climate change, aquaculture, financialization, BRICS countries, food-based social movements, gender and ethnic issues, critical public health and land succession. There is also greater discussion about successful cases of social change throughout all chapters, by including new text boxes that emphasize these more positive messages. The author shows why today's global food system produces just the opposite of what it promises. The food produced under this regime is in fact exceedingly expensive. Many of these costs will be paid for in other ways or by future generations and cheap food today may mean expensive food tomorrow. By systematically assessing these costs the book delves into issues related, but not limited, to international development, national security, healthcare, industrial meat production, organic farming, corporate responsibility, government subsidies, food aid and global commodity markets. It is shown that exploding the myth of cheap food requires we have at our disposal a host of practices and policies.

New Haven Chef's Table: Restaurants, Recipes, And Local Food Connections

A distinctive cookbook celebrating the achievements of the culinary capital of Connecticut, with 66 recipes from 33 of New Haven's top restaurants, with an emphasis on locally grown foods and community outreach. Proceeds will benefit the Connecticut Mental Health Center Foundation.

The Brew Your Own Big Book of Clone Recipes: Featuring 300 Homebrew Recipes from Your Favorite Breweries

For more than two decades, homebrewers around the world have turned to Brew Your Own magazine for the best information on making incredible beer at home. Now, for the first time, 300 of BYO’s best clone recipes for recreating favorite commercial beers are coming together in one book. Inside you'll find dozens of IPAs, stouts, and lagers, easily searchable by style. The collection includes both classics and newer recipes from top award-winning American craft breweries including Brooklyn Brewery, Deschutes, Firestone Walker, Hill Farmstead, Jolly Pumpkin, Modern Times, Maine Beer Company, Stone Brewing Co., Surly, Three Floyds, Tröegs, and many more. Classic clone recipes from across Europe are also included. Whether you're looking to brew an exact replica of one of your favorites or get some inspiration from the greats, this book is your new brewday planner.

Brewing Eclectic IPA: Pushing the Boundaries of India Pale Ale

Craft beer's most popular style, India Pale Ale, is experiencing a flavor revolution. Brewers are using a wide range of flavors to push the boundaries of the style, from cocoa nibs to coffee, fruits to vegetables, spices, herbs, and even wood – brewers are using a wide range of flavors to push the boundaries of the style. Explore the ways creative ingredients are being used in brewing these highly-hopped beers and try your own version using 24 recipes for contemporary IPAs designed by one of the country's top brewers.

Семена. Получение, хранение, подготовка к посадке

Анна Зорина - садовод со стажем - поделится с вами секретами заготовки собственных семян. Теперь перед посевным сезоном вам не нужно отправляться в магазин за дорогими семенами сомнительного происхождения, гадать: всхожие - невсхожие, старые - свежие, тот ли сорт насыпан в заветный кулечек… Вы точно будете знать, что и когда собрано, как хранилось, от какого "призового производителя" собрано.Автор расскажет, как грамотно отобрать заветный плод, ухаживать за ним, как высушить и сохранить вызревшие семена, как перед посадкой их обработать и стимулировать, чтобы следующий урожай был богатым. Вы сможете вырастить тыкву размером с карету и репку, которую нужно тащить вместе с дедкой, а под вашими подсолнухами можно будет прятаться от солнца… В нашей библиотеке вы можете бесплатно почитать книгу « Семена. Получение, хранение, подготовка к посадке ». Чтобы читать онлайн книгу « Семена. Получение, хранение, подготовка к посадке » перейдите по указанной ссылке. Приятного Вам чтения.

The Ontario Craft Beer Guide

Forget wine tours! This is the comprehensive guide to Ontario’s craft-beer revival and the brewers behind it. The renaissance of craft beer that has swept North America over the past thirty years has transformed the Ontario landscape, leaving over two hundred breweries, both great and humble, dotting the province. The diversity of craft beers we now enjoy is unprecedented in history and dazzling to behold. For the growing number of people who find their interest piqued, the sheer selection of brews can be intimidating. The Ontario Craft Beer Guide gives readers, whether bright-eyed beginners or aficionados of the highest calibre, a dependable field guide to the beers of Ontario. Noted experts Jordan St. John (Lost Breweries of Toronto) and Robin LeBlanc (The Thirsty Wench) tell the stories of some of Ontario’s most notable breweries and provide expert ratings for nearly a thousand beers.

Craft Distilling: Making Liquor Legally at Home

Many people have experienced great success making their own beer or wine at home. In recent years a number of hobbyists have become interested in making distilled spirits. However, distilled spirits are more complicated to produce, and the process presents unique safety issues. In addition, alcohol distillation without a license is illegal in most countries, including the United States and Canada. From mashing and fermenting to building a small column still, Craft Distilling is a complete guide to creating high-quality whiskey, rum and more at home. Experienced brewer, distiller and self-reliance expert Victoria Redhed Miller shares a wealth of invaluable information including: Quality Spirits 101: Step-by-step recipes and techniques Legal Liquor: An overview of the licensing process in the U.S. and Canada Raising the Bar: Advocacy for fair regulations for hobby distillers. This unique resource will show you everything you need to know to get started crafting top-quality spirits on a small scale-and do it legally. Sure to appeal to hobbyists, homesteaders, self-sufficiency enthusiasts, and anyone who cares about fine food and drink, Craft Distilling is the ideal offering for independent spirits.

Магическая уборка. Японское искусство наведения порядка дома и в жизни

Она была странным ребенком и вместо детских игр занималась…. уборкой. В старших классах ее подружки искали идеальную любовь, а она – идеальный способ складывать и хранить носки. Родители думали, что из нее получится неплохая домохозяйка, а она заработала миллионы, помогая людям избавляться от хлама в своих домах. 30-летняя Мари Кондо – самый востребованный в мире консультант по наведению порядка и автор революционного «МЕТОДА УБОРКИ КОНМАРИ». Следуя ее рекомендациям, вы наведете порядок дома и в жизни – один раз и навсегда. В нашей библиотеке вы можете бесплатно почитать книгу « Магическая уборка. Японское искусство наведения порядка дома и в жизни ». Чтобы читать онлайн книгу « Магическая уборка. Японское искусство наведения порядка дома и в жизни » перейдите по указанной ссылке. Приятного Вам чтения.

Brewing Local: American-Grown Beer

Explore Local Flavor Using Cultivated and Foraged Ingredients Americans have brewed beers using native ingredients since pre-Columbian times, and a new wave of brewers has always been at the forefront of the locavore movement. These days they use not only both locally-grown, traditional ingredients, but cultivated and foraged flora to produce beers that capture the essence of the place they were made. In Brewing Local Stan Hieronymus examines the history of how distinctly American beers came about, visits farm breweries, and goes foraging for both plants and yeast to discover how brewers are using ingredients to create unique beers. The book introduces brewers and drinkers to how herbs, flowers, plants, trees, nuts, and shrubs flavor unique beers. Endorsements: No one writing about beer brings as much insight, detail, or revelation to the subject as Stan Hieronymus, and Brewing Local may be his best work to date. Ostensibly directed at brewers looking to bring a little local flair into their beer (which it delivers, in spades), it accomplishes something more profound. By connecting beer to place and time, Hieronymus reintroduces us to this beverage we think we know so well. It's one of the few books with the capacity to make you think anew about beer. Jeff Alworth, Author of The Beer Bible You could be happy just buying it [Brewing Local] for the valuable information on a wide range of unusual botanicals and how to use them in beer. But once you start reading, you get swept away on an unexpected journey, ultimately ending up deep inside the minds of people doing some of the most exciting things in beer today. Randy Mosher, Author of Tasting Beer

The Oxford Companion to Beer (Oxford Companion To... (Hardcover))

1st Place Winner of the 2012 Gourmand Award for Best in the World in the Beer category. For millennia, beer has been a favorite beverage in cultures across the globe. After water and tea, it is the most popular drink in the world, and it is at the center of a $450 billion industry. Edited by Garrett Oliver, the James Beard Winner for Outstanding Wine, Beer, or Spirits Professional, this is the first major reference work to investigate the history and vast scope of beer. The Oxford Companion to Beer features more than 1,100 A-Z entries written by 166 of the world's most prominent beer experts. Attractively illustrated with over 140 images, the book covers everything from the agricultural makeup of various beers to the technical elements of the brewing process, local effects of brewing on regions around the world, and the social and political implications of sharing a beer. Entries not only define terms such as "dry hopping" and "cask conditioning" but give fascinating details about how these and other techniques affect a beer's taste, texture, and popularity. Cultural entries shed light on such topics as pub games, food pairings and the development of beer styles. Readers will enjoy vivid accounts of how our drinking traditions have changed throughout history, and how these traditions vary in different parts of the world, from Japan to Mexico, New Zealand, and Brazil, among many other countries. The pioneers of beer-making are the subjects of biographical entries, and the legacies these pioneers have left behind, in the form of the world's most popular beers and breweries, are recurrent themes throughout the book. Packed with information, this comprehensive resource also includes thorough appendices (covering beer festivals, beer magazines, and more), conversion tables, and an index. Featuring a foreword by Tom Colicchio, this book is the perfect shelf-mate to Oxford's renowned Companion to Wine and an absolutely indispensable volume for everyone who loves beer as well as all beverage professionals, including home brewers, restaurateurs, journalists, cooking school instructors, beer importers, distributors, and retailers, and a host of others.

Craft Beers of the Pacific Northwest: A Beer Lover's Guide to Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia

In the 1970s a handful of brewers in Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia were tired of the traditional light and flavorless American beers and began exploring ways to make better beer brewed from local ingredients. The “microbrews” (as they were originally called) caught on, and the Northwest quickly became the center of the craft beer movement that is now flourishing and spreading across the United States, Canada, and the world. Craft Beers of the Pacific Northwest is a suds-soaked adventure through the 115 key breweries and brew pubs in Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia. Lisa Morrison, aka The Beer Goddess, has included every brewery worth visiting, from pioneers like McMenamins, whose Hillsdale Brewery & Public House in southwest Portland was the first brewpub in Oregon, to a new generation of start ups like Upright Brewing, a production brewery that is creating French-Belgian inspired, open-fermented beers. With 18 walkable pub-crawls, a beer primer and glossary, a list of the best bottle shops, Craft Beers of the Pacific Northwest has everything a beer lover needs to navigate the best of what the region has to offer.

Bakery Cookbook: 101+ Recipes Delightful Desserts for the Sweetest of Occasions (Quick and Easy Natural Food)

Discover Bakery Cookbook: 101+ Recipes Delightful Desserts for the Sweetest of Occasions Here You Will Find The Ideal Recipes That Make Your Evenings So Much Easier! Today only, get this book. Read for free on Kindle Unlimited AND get a FREE BONUS e-book! This Recipe Book Is The #1 Things You Need To Make Healthy, Easy and Delicious Meals! Home-made pastries are always a great place for the creativity of the housewife. Here we have collected recipes that are not difficult to repeat at home. Who can resist the fragrant smell of freshly baked cake - ruddy, with a crusty crust! In addition, statistics argue - people who prefer baking, as a rule - good-hearted and optimistic. Learn How To Make These Easy Recipes Banana Cupcakes Carrot cake in the Instant Pot Coffee-chocolate biscuits Pear cake Vanilla cake with dried cherries Biscuits with M & M's sweets Do You Want To? Make Delicious Meals? Save your time? Don’t delay any more seconds, Scroll Up, GRAB your copy TODAY and start cooking!

101 Recipes for Preparing Food in Bulk: Everything You Need to Know About Preparing, Storing, and Consuming with Companion CD-ROM (Back-To-Basics Cooking)

The price of food is rising in a drastic way. In the 1970s, shoppers paid around 98 cents for a pound of ground beef and 59 cents for a dozen eggs. Today, consumers pay around $3.69 a pound for ground beef and around $1.40 for a dozen eggs. The simple truth is a dollar doesn t go as far as it used to because of inflation and the rising cost of transporting food. One of the best ways to combat the increasing price of groceries is to start buying in bulk and cooking food in large batches you can store in the freezer for later meals. Besides saving money, cooking in bulk also saves time; you won t need to figure out what to cook every night with delicious, pre-made meals waiting in your freezer.

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